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Suspect charged with murder for role in Pracht's death

In addition to his previous charges, Kiquan Rogers, a 21-year-old suspect in the death of Shawn Pracht, is now being charged with felony murder.

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Newton teacher arrested for sexual assault

A Newton County School System teacher was arrested Thursday for sexual assault of 15-year-old student.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 1:10 p.m.

Man sets dad's van on fire

A Conyers man was arrested for allegedly setting his father's van on fire Wednesday night.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 8:09 p.m.
Burglary victim dies after window escape

Burglary victim dies after window escape

Rockdale County Sheriff's Office arrested two Conyers men in connection to an armed robbery that led to the death of Conyers resident and former Heritage student Shawn Pracht.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 6:42 p.m.
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Kids violate curfew, Police issue 14 citations to parents

Kids violate curfew, Police issue 14 citations to parents

Conyers Police issued 14 citations to the parents of youths who were out past City of Conyers curfew Saturday night.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:46 p.m.
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Burglar takes nothing after breaking into store

An unknown suspect attempted to burglarize the Texaco at 1410 Klondike Road early Friday morning.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 5:12 p.m.
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UPDATE: Search perimeter called off for Waffle House armed robber

UPDATE: Search perimeter called off for Waffle House armed robber

UPDATE: The search perimeter for the armed robbery suspect has been called off; officers are still on the hunt for the suspect, who struck the Waffle House on West Avenue.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 12:47 p.m.
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Drugs, guns thrown out window during slow chase on I-20

Drugs, guns thrown out window during slow chase on I-20

A traffic stop turned into a two-county, 45 mph chase down Interstate 20 when suspects fled, throwing weapons and drugs out the window before they were stopped by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office and the suspects arrested.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2014 10:44 p.m.
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Suspect wanted for two murders arrested by Sheriff's Office

The Rockdale County Sheriff's Office arrested a double-murder suspect Thursday afternoon. 
 
A warrant for James Edward Armstrong III, 27, was issued Thursday from law enforcement in Birmingham, Al.

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Posted: sep. 05, 2014 10:27 a.m.

Thieves swipe metal grates from I-20

Interstate 20 is missing some metal.

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Posted: sep. 02, 2014 1:42 a.m.
RCSO traffic stop drug bust uncovers $23K cash, drugs

RCSO traffic stop drug bust uncovers $23K cash, drugs

A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office deputy uncovered more than $23,000 in cash and 4.6 pounds of marijuana stuffed into a car and underwear during a routine traffic stop Tuesday night on Interstate 20.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 2:45 p.m.
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Conyers women arrested for drug smuggling

Two Rockdale County citizens are in custody and facing felony charges after being linked to a drug-related investigation that involved narcotics being transported into a state prison.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2014 6:14 p.m.

Deputies nab suspect after manhunt

A Rockdale County man is in the custody of the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office after a short lived attempt to escape custody.  

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Posted: aug. 16, 2014 11:19 a.m.

Man robbed at gunpoint

A Conyers man reported being robbed at gunpoint late Monday night while he walked home from work.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2014 8:12 p.m.

Evicted man squats in former home

A Conyers man was arrested and charged with burglary for breaking into and apparently squatting in his former residence.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2014 8:49 p.m.

DUI Arrests, July 28

• Eduardo Briceno, 50, Conyers, July 29, Failure to Maintain Lane, Violation of Probation – Misdemeanor
• Paulino Martinez Zarate, 41, Covington, July 28, Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving Without a Valid License (Misdemeanor)
• Patrick Lewis Scalambrino, 31, Duluth, July 29, Stop Sign/Yield Sign Violation 
• Joseph Clifton Burrell, 21, Conyers, July 29, Stop Sign/Yield Sign Violation,
• Ebonie Jeanean Watson, 31, Marietta, Aug. 1, Expired Tag or Revalidation Decal,
• Alicia Dorothy Sprinkler, 44, St. Mountain, Aug. 1, Failure to Maintain Lane, Traffic Signal
• Mark Edward Loden, 49, Toccoa, Aug. 1, Operating A Motor Vehicle While License Suspended,
• Donnell Raymon Davis, 36, Conyers ...
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Posted: aug. 08, 2014 3:39 p.m.

Armed robbery suspect arrested 6 years after robbery

A Covington man is in the custody of the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office for an armed robbery committed six years ago.

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Posted: aug. 08, 2014 3:14 p.m.

Burglary escape foiled with witness help

A watchful resident helped the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office capture suspects that broke into a local gas station overnight.

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Posted: jul. 28, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Shot sword man expected to recover

Julian Leon Faulkner, Jr., who was shot after he allegedly attacked a Covington police officer with a sword Wednesday, is reported in critical but stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital but is expected to recover, according to police.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2014 9:19 p.m.

Prostitution sting nets two

Conyers police are turning their sights to deterring prostitutes, instead of just johns, from coming to Conyers with a recent undercover sting that arrested two women for prostitution and one man for drug posession.

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Posted: jul. 24, 2014 7:14 p.m.

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